07 Jul What Happens If My Neighbour Assaults Me?

The Court considered a neighbour assault, or battery, in Rycroft v. Rego, 2017 BCSC 373.  The Plaintiff lived in a rented house on a large acreage at the time of the assault.  His son and a friend had set-up a BMX...

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04 Jul Hip Injury Following Rear-End Collision

In Erwin v. Buhler, 2017 BCSC 362, the Plaintiff injured his neck, back and hip following a rear-end collision in 2011.  The issue was whether or not the collision caused the pain in his right hip.  The Defendant argued the collision...

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06 Jun ICBC Will Be Checking Your Social Media

ICBC has a cyber team within their Special Investigations Unit which looks into potentially exaggerated or fraudulent claims. This cyber team carries out social media searches in order to prove whether or not you are being honest when you make...

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05 Jun Who is Responsible for a Rear-End Collision?

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has decided that fault generally lies with the “following driver” in a rear-end collision. Most people would agree that this is common sense.The Court also emphasized that a rear-end collision is merely evidence, for...

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15 May Injured and Unable to Return to Work

In many personal injury cases, the largest award of damages is for a loss of future earning capacity. This is because the Court is attempting to compensate the Plaintiff for all of the lost wages they will forgo in the...

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